UK police: Jimmy Savile is suspect in 199 crimes

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 1986 file photo, Jimmy Savile, right, poses for photographers with a wax work model at Madame Tussauds museum in London. British police investigating sex abuse allegations against the late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile say that they have recorded 199 crimes in which Savile is a suspect. In an update on its investigation, Scotland Yard said Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012 that 450 people have come forward with information relating to the children's television presenter, who died last year at age 84. Most of those people have alleged sexual abuse, and there were 31 rape allegations recorded against Savile, police said. (AP Photo/John Redman, File)The late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile is a suspect in 199 crimes recorded so far, including dozens of cases of rape, British police said Wednesday. They described the level of sexual abuse allegations against Savile as "unprecedented in the U.K."

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